The Washington Post • Spencer Hsu, Peter Hermann, Emily Davies • March 15 • washingtonpost.com
Two arrested in assault on police officer Brian D. Sicknick, who died after Jan. 6 Capitol riot
The men allegedly sprayed the officer in the face with a chemical. They were not charged in Sicknick’s death.
The Washington Post • Mike DeBonis, Tyler Pager • March 15 • washingtonpost.com
Capitol Police officer suspended after antisemitic document found at checkpoint
A House aide spotted a copy of the Protocols of the Meetings of the Learned Elders of Zion on a table inside an entrance of the Longworth House Office Building on Sunday.
The Washington Post • Dan Diamond • March 15 • washingtonpost.com
‘We want to be educated, not indoctrinated,’ say Trump voters wary of covid shots
The responses of focus group participants suggest they can be persuaded — but perhaps not by politicians, including the former president.
The Atlantic • Adam Serwer • March 15 • theatlantic.com
Biden Chooses Prosperity Over Vengeance
The future of American democracy depends on the president’s ability to show that even when the Republican Party loses, Americans who vote Republican do not.
Cincinnati Enquirer • Jessie Balmert • March 15 • cincinnati.com
Super PAC supporting potential Senate candidate J.D. Vance gets $10 million donation from PayPal cofounder
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel donated $10 million to a super PAC supporting Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance, a show of support for the possible Ohio Senate contender.
Associated Press • Nomaan Merchant • March 15 • apnews.com
Immigrant teens to be housed at Dallas convention center
DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. government plans to house up to 3,000 immigrant teenagers at a convention center in downtown Dallas as it struggles to find space for a surge of migrant children at the...
POLITICO • Daniel Lippman • March 15 • politico.com
Vindman twin set for promotion after bad evaluations from Trump appointees
Army personnel officials determined the negative reviews weren't objective.
Intelligencer • David Wallace-Wells • March 15 • nymag.com
How the West Lost COVID
How did so many rich countries get it so wrong? How did others get it so right?
STAT • Lev Facher • March 15 • statnews.com
White House set to unveil sweeping vaccine-confidence campaign
The White House is set to unveil a $1.5 billion public relations campaign aimed at boosting vaccine confidence and uptake across the U.S.
CNN • Manu Raju, Chief Congressional Correspondent • March 15 • cnn.com
Manchin signals he'll support Gupta as No. 3 at DOJ, bolstering her chance at confirmation
Sen. Joe Manchin, the key Democratic swing vote, said Monday that he will likely support Vanita Gupta as the No. 3 at the Justice Department, taking a stance that is expected to pave the way for her confirmation in the face of stiff GOP opposition.
Intelligencer • Ben Jacobs • March 14 • nymag.com
The Slow Push to ‘Free the Capitol’ From Its Fencing
Two months after the Capitol riot, the political divide inside Congress has made it difficult to address the razor-wire divide outside.
The Washington Post • Margaret Sullivan • March 13 • washingtonpost.com
Perspective | Online harassment of female journalists is real, and it’s increasingly hard to endure
“Attention is clearly a weapon,” says one woman whose life was destabilized by a troll attack. “It feels like a physical threat.”
The New York Times • Julia Jacobs • March 15 • nytimes.com
The Met Opera’s Musicians, Unpaid Since April, Are Struggling
About 40 percent of the players have left the New York area, and a tenth have retired. Now the Met is seeking long-term pay cuts, and offering them partial pay if they come to the bargaining table.
POLITICO • Theodoric Meyer • March 15 • politico.com
A Pro-Trump scam PAC returns with a vengeance
The 45th president may be gone, but the groups making money off of him are not.
Bloomberg • Nancy Cook, Laura Davison • March 15 • bloomberg.com
Biden Eyes First Major Tax Hike Since 1993 in Next Economic Plan
President Joe Biden is planning the first major federal tax hike since 1993 to help pay for the long-term economic program designed as a follow-up to his pandemic-relief bill, according to people familiar with the matter.
The New York Times • Paul F. Campos • March 15 • nytimes.com
Opinion | Justice Breyer Should Retire Right Now
If he doesn’t, Democrats run the very real risk that they will be unable to replace him.
POLITICO • Alex Isenstadt • March 15 • politico.com
‘Clear and present danger’: Republicans fret about Greitens’ comeback
People who have talked to the disgraced former Missouri governor have come away from the conversations convinced he’s running for the state’s newly open Senate seat.
The Washington Post • Jeff Stein • March 15 • washingtonpost.com
Yellen pushes global minimum tax as White House eyes new spending plan
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is building a campaign to forge an agreement over a global minimum tax on multinational corporations as the White House looks for revenues to help pay for President Biden’s ambitious domestic agenda.
The Wall Street Journal • The Editorial Board • March 14 • wsj.com
Andrew Cuomo Becomes Expendable
With Trump gone, the embarrassing New York Governor is no longer necessary.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel • Craig Gilbert • March 12 • jsonline.com
Here's what was behind Wisconsin's record-breaking 2020 turnout — and what it means for the war over voting rules
In Wisconsin, almost 76% of eligible voters voted last November — the highest turnout in at least 70 years.